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Support Group Connects Families of Kids with Disabilities

Harvest is a nearby neighborhood in the Argyle ISD system that focuses on providing a strong, family-oriented environment for all residents. (Emma Campbell / The Talon News)

Emma Campbell, Junior Reporter

March 15, 2020

To provide a space for families who have children with disabilities to connect and learn from each other, Wendie Wilson has founded a group called Special Kids of Harvest which meets monthly in the Harvest  neighborhood. The group gathers around a dinner table in the evenings and provides food, gam...

Town Gathers Together for Holiday Season

Senior Paige Pakebusch helps out at the face painting booth. (Katie Ray | The Talon News)

Katie Ray, Reporter

December 12, 2019

In celebration of Christmas, the community gathered together to kick off the holiday season last weekend on Dec. 7. Participants enjoyed snacks, music, and crafts all thanks to the organizers of the event, Keep Argyle Beautiful.

PALs Promote Positivity

PAL students stand outside Group Dynamix after some group bonding on September 25, 2019 in Carrollton, Texas. (Photo Courtesy of Lance Sutton)

Emma Campbell, Junior Reporter

November 6, 2019

To help elementary school students that struggle in school, high school physics teacher Lance Sutton established the Peer Assistance and Leadership (PAL) class four years ago. PALs sends junior and senior students to the elementary school campuses to mentor students who need a positive role model. To...

Helping Hands

Choir students pose with the canned food they donated  to families in need around at Argyle High School on October 5th. (Emma Campbell / The Talon News)

Emma Campbell, Junior Reporter

October 11, 2019

To help those in need in the community, the high school choir partnered with pre-calculus teacher Marla Warden to gather food items to pass out to local families. Warden rallied eleven students to deliver food and household supplies to four families on Oct. 5. “[The food drive] started out with me send...

Getting into Rhythm

A cappella group Remedy recorded an EP to released in May at Argyle High School in Argyle, Texas. (Sarah Crowder / The Talon News)

Sarah Crowder and Joseph Walsh (Headline Writer)

February 3, 2019

Press play. Music floats out of a speaker. A sweet melody of different voices complementing and harmonizing with each other.  If you concentrate, you can pick out individual parts coming together, running underneath each other, to create a complex and rich piece of music. Remedy, Argyle's p...

Cyber Monday to Exceed Black Friday

With outrageous sales on all kinds of items, people flock to online websites on Cyber Monday to save money on Christmas gifts. (Trinity Flaten / The Talon News)

Abigail Briles and Trinity Flaten

November 28, 2018

Black Friday is an iconic part of the American holiday season. It takes place the day after Thanksgiving and comes with crazy sales at every store. During the day people go out and buy Christmas presents, or things for themselves. Cyber Monday, which comes only a few days after Black Friday, is quickly ...

Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch Prepares for Fall

Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch gets in the fall spirit. (Jacob Lormand/ The Talon News)

Zach Tait, Junior Reporter

November 5, 2018

The most memorable time of fall is the inviting atmosphere that allows us to do what we love with the ones we love. The Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch does just that and more by making pumpkin picking an experience to cherish. Open 31 days each year, the pumpkin patch offers lots of attractions that a...

Racing for Greater Good

Community members compete in the sixth annual Run For Our Sons. (Ella Sheridan/ The Talon News)

Ella Sheridan, Junior Reporter

October 30, 2018

On October 13, 2018, the sixth annual Argyle Run For Our Sons took place at Hilltop Elementary School. This event helps the fight to end Muscular Dystrophy. Muscular dystrophy, also known as Duchenne’s, is a genetic disorder that affects one in every 3,500 live male births, across all races. Du...

Fowler Finds Passion as Science Teacher

New teacher Izzy Fowler poses in her classroom (The Talon News/ Ashlynn Roberts)

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

October 17, 2018

She was a cheerleader for 12 years, a ballet dancer for 18 years, and now is in her nineteenth year teaching. She has an identical twin sister and even taught famous rapper Post Malone when he was in high school. Her name is Izzy Fowler, and she is the new on-level chemistry and physics teacher. Fow...

Speaking up, Making a Difference

PALS students  attend leadership training  at Argyle High School in Argyle, Texas, on September 11, 2018. (Georgia Penn / The Talon News)

Jaclyn Harris and Sarah Crowder

October 4, 2018

One. It’s a minuscule number, a tiny fraction of the possibilities the universe holds. One minute, one page, even one day can seem insignificant in the long run. But when put into the context of a life, “one” suddenly holds a far greater importance. Due to various hardships throughout his ...

Student Safety in Portables Prompts Concern

Portables on the elementary school campus serve as a temporary solution for overcrowding.

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

September 10, 2018

Due to an overflow of students, Hilltop has placed six of their third-grade classes in portables outside of the building, leading to concern from parents about security. “Our campus has reached 896 students, all under the age of nine.  All student classrooms are full and we have moved most of o...

Construction Behind Schedule

Photo by Campbell Wilmot

Ashlynn Roberts, Reporter

July 31, 2018

The past few years, Argyle ISD has experienced a huge growth in student enrollment, forcing the district to expand its campuses. One of the design plans to help accommodate the increasing population was a new wing added to the high school. What was originally created as a way to welcome growth has now...

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